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  • FSA: Arch Cru Opinion

    16/07/2012
    FSA has published the text of an Opinion by Charles Flint QC on any consumer redress scheme it proposed to make... under s404 FSMA. The issues addressed concern the following: whether the proposed scheme is properly based on requirements applicable to firms which made personal recommendations to consumers to invest in Arch cru Funds; whether those requirements constitute legal standards which would be applied by a court in considering whether consumers have suffered loss or damage in respect of which a remedy would be available in legal proceedings; whether in the rules examples of things done, or omitted to be done, that are to be regarded as a failure to comply with requirements would be held by a court to constitute a failure to comply with such requirements and whether in the rules matters which are required to be taken into account by relevant firms for the purpose of assessing evidence as to a failure to comply with a requirement, or determining whether such failure caused loss, are matters which would be taken into account by a court.
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  • FSA: Consultation on the UKLA's Primary Market Bulletin No.2 - July 2012

    16/07/2012
    FSA is consulting on the Procedural Notes and the Technical Notes that it proposes to publish in the UKLA Knowledge Base... – responses must be received by 14 August 2012. These Notes can be downloaded individually via the second link. FSA states that the UKLA Knowledge Base will be launched when this consultation exercise is complete.
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  • HoC: The Tobin tax – recent developments

    16/07/2012
    This HoC standard note considers the EC proposals for a Financial Transactions Tax and compares it to the UK bank ...levy.
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  • HMT: Advisory notice on money laundering and terrorist financing controls in overseas jurisdictions

    16/07/2012
    This notice constitutes advice issued by HMT about risks posed by unsatisfactory money laundering and terrorist financing controls in a number... of jurisdictions. It supersedes previous advice issued on 5 March 2012.
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  • ABI: Equality Act 2012

    13/07/2012
    ABI has published a good practice guide for insurers.
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  • BoE: LIBOR

    13/07/2012
    In response to media reports of correspondence between Timothy Geithner, then President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and... Mervyn King, Governor of the BoE, in relation to LIBOR, BoE has published a statement which includes copies of emails sent between the parties in 2008.
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  • BoE/HMT: Funding for lending scheme

    13/07/2012
    The scheme intended to boost lending to the real economy. Banks and building societies that increase lending to UK households... and businesses will be able to borrow more in the FLS, and do so at lower cost than those that scale back lending. In the publication of an exchange of letters between the Governor and the Chancellor, accompanied by a background Explanatory Note and a Market Notice (available via the following link), BoE and HMT have outlined the design and operation of the FLS.
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  • EBA: Report on risks and vulnerabilities of the European banking system

    13/07/2012
    This report will be produced on an annual basis. It describes the main developments and trends that affected the EU... banking sector in 2011 and provides EBA’s outlook on the main micro-prudential risks and vulnerabilities looking ahead. It is based on various sources, such as supervisory data, public disclosure by banks including audited statements, market indicators and other metrics, as well as EBA’s own ad-hoc thematic analyses.
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  • EIOPA: EU/US insurance dialogue project

    13/07/2012
    EIOPA has published a press release noting that it hosted a steering committee meeting on 11 July 2012 on the above... in Frankfurt. The meeting focused on the progress in the analysis of the EU and US regulatory and supervisory systems. This analysis is related to seven key areas: professional secrecy; group supervision; solvency & capital requirements; reinsurance and collateral requirements; supervisory reporting, data collection & analysis and transparency to the market; supervisory peer reviews; independent third party review and supervisory on/site exams/inspections. The next Steering Committee meeting is scheduled for October 2012 and will take place in Washington.
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  • FATF: Operational issues - financial investigations guidance

    13/07/2012
    The intention of this guidance note is to assist policy makers as well as practitioners by providing ideas and concepts that... they can incorporate into their AML/CFT frameworks that might lead to more effective financial investigations.
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